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. >> ryssdal: wow. "john ward voted with criminal coddling liberal activists." "are high energy prices killing you?" "john ward had a choice." instead you raised their taxes. "mothers against child predators." "certified to be true and accurate." >> well, yeah, you can say anything you want. >> ryssdal: so these went out a week before the election. >> less than that, within the last four days. you have no time to respond that way. >> ryssdal: ward lost that primary to mike miller by just 24 votes. >> one of the biggest shockers of the primary election that year, because he was thought to be in safe shape politically, a conservative republican, but got picked off by these groups. >> the impact of receiving these graphic things right before you went to the polls. it was very, very effective. >> ryssdal: john ward wasn't alone. these kinds of flyers started to show up in mailboxes all across montana in 2008. it was something new. the tone and tactics rubbed some people the wrong way and a complaint was filed that soon led to an investigation. what nobody could foresee, thought, was that these mai
where he put his energy. >> romney at cranbrook was a belonger. he wasn't a good athlete, but he was the manager of the hockey team, he was on the cross- country team, he was a cheerleader. he was very active in everything he could be. he was part of the place very deeply. >> narrator: during that time, mitt's dad decided to leave business and head into politics. michigan was a powerful democratic stronghold, but george romney had a maverick streak. he ran as a liberal-to-moderate republican. and mitt watched as he won. >> michigan can light the authentic path to a fuller and higher expression of freedom in america. thank you very much. (crowd cheers) >> it's a little bit striking how involved he is in george's political activities from a fairly young age. >> narrator: his dad thought civil rights were worth fighting for. as a teenager, mitt was less interested in the issues than being with his dad. >> the word from his family is that he was not necessarily interested in politics as ideology. but there was always something about his father and his father's power and his father's
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